by Kenneth Michiels

To raise awareness of the Together Campaign, the United Nations and the Government of Flanders invite you to a screening of “L’Etranger”.

L'etranger film poster
Runtime: 54′

In the ‘poor crescent’ around Brussels one child in three lives on the poverty line. But they can find refuge with BX Brussels of Vincent Kompany – a sports and social project. Stranger follows recent immigrant Senegalese football coach Moussa as he struggles to give them hope in their sport … and in their life.


The film was followed by an interactive discussion with:

  • Kenneth Michiels, Director of L’Etranger,
  • Moussa Cissokho, BX,
  • GIjs Leven, BX,
  • Ingrid Pelssers, Advisor International Affairs – Integration Policy Agency for Local Affairs, Government of Flanders.


The film is in French with English and Dutch subtitles.

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